Journal entries relating to "Middle East"
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
A month ago a young man in Tunsia attempted to sell fruit on a streetcorner because he was broke. He was an educated member of the middle class and had been prepared for a life as a professional. He was forced off the street by the police and set himself on fire. He died.
The rest is history, as Tunisians took to the streets, the local...